Christoph Riedl is a post-doctoral fellow at the Institute for Quantitative Social Sciences (IQSS) at Harvard University. He is working together with Karim Lakhani (HBS) and Kevin Boudreau (LBS) on the NASA Tournament Lab project. He has been awarded a Fellowship of the German Research Foundation. He received his PhD in Informatoin Systems from Technische Universität München (TUM), Germany in 2011. He received a BSc in Computer Science from TUM in 2006 and an MSc in Information Systems in 2007. He studied and researched at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and at Queensland University of Technology (QUT). He has published his work in various international journals such as Communications of the AIS, and conferences including the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS). His research interests include open innovation, in particular innovation contests, and collective intelligence.